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Sound very muffled in right ear bud

I was listening to my VIBE's on a very hot day about 2 months ago. When my ears started sweating the buds kept falling out, after I put the right one back in after it had fallen out, I could barely hear anything that came out of it. I let them sit for a while before trying again, and lo and behold the right ear bud is almost muted. I've checked the wires and everything I could without taking the grills off of the drivers and haven't found anything wrong with them. The warranty has long since been expired, so does anyone have any suggestions how to fix the problem?

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Re: Sound very muffled in right ear bud

Yes, more than likely it is the wax build-up inside the screen of the earbuds. Take a tack and lightly pry the screen out. You will definitely see a noticeable amound of "gunk on the inside. Clean and you will hear a clearer and crisper sound. If you put the screens on flush and press them in they will stay.

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